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HP Server Automation Virtual Appliance (aka SA Standard)

This white paper presents an overview of the HP Server Automation Virtual Appliance (SAVA) architecture and provides high level insight into features it offers and the security and maintenance of the overall virtual appliance. (417 KB)
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Overview

In this technical white paper, find out how your small to medium size deployments can utilize HP Server Automation Virtual Appliance (SAVA) as a lower cost alternative to HP Server Automation. Identify specific high level features of SAVA to help you perform your system management tasks as well as learn how to maintain security and upkeep of this virtual appliance.

Learn more about SAVA’s:

  • Design & Architecture – delivered preinstalled and pre-configured on a virtual machine
  • Server Automation Client – java-based tool to manage servers, scripts, and jobs
  • OS provisioning & configuration – automated & comprehensive server baseline
  • Patch Management – identify, install and remove Microsoft Window and Linux
  • Software Management – verify servers are compliant with policies
  • Audit & Compliance Management - maintain policies with checks and remediation
Table of contents
A solution for automated server configuration management
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HP Server Automation Virtual Appliance (SAVA) feature overview
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Server Automation Virtual Appliance design and architecture overview
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Server automation client
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OS provisioning and configuration
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Patch management
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Software management
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Audit and compliance management
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Virtualization management
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Global Shell (OGFS)
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HP Live Network
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Appliance management and maintenance
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Summary—A lightweight solution for server automation
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